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Family of Caleb DAY and Susan Elizabeth PHILPOTT

Husband: Caleb DAY (1841-1881)
Wife: Susan Elizabeth PHILPOTT ( - )
Children: Samuel Parmenas Stephen DAY (1881- )
Marriage 12 Aug 1879 Taralga, NSW, Australia1

Husband: Caleb DAY

Name: Caleb DAY2
Sex: Male
Father: Samuel DAY (1811-1908)
Mother: Eliza GLOVER (c. 1813- )
Birth 18413
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 9) East Farliegh, Kent4
Coxheath, East Farliegh, Kent
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 9-10) scholar; East Farliegh, Kent4
Death 12 Nov 1881 (age 40) Geelong, Victoria, Australia1
Burial 1881 Geelong, Victoria, Australia1
Baptist Section, Plot 228, Western Cemetery, Geelong
No headstone

Wife: Susan Elizabeth PHILPOTT

Name: Susan Elizabeth PHILPOTT1
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -

Child 1: Samuel Parmenas Stephen DAY

Name: Samuel Parmenas Stephen DAY1
Sex: Male
Birth 1881 Geelong, Victoria, Australia1

Note on Husband: Caleb DAY (1) - shared note

Samuel Day and Eliza had the following children, most of whom emigrated either to Australia or New Zealand:

Eliza Day,b. 1832,

Cornelius Day, b. 1834,

Stephen Day, b. 1837,

Naomi Day, b. 1840,

Caleb Day, b. 1841,

Ellen Day, b. 1844,

Naomi Day, b. 1845,

Rhoda Day, b. 1848,

Gabriel Samuel Day, b. 1849 and

Emma Rhoda Day, b. 1854.


Most of these children appear to have settled either in Australia or New Zealand.


(I am in contact with one of the descendants of Cornelius Day, who is included in the Encyclopedia of New Zealand for his role in introducing Jersey cattle to the country. )

Note on Husband: Caleb DAY (2)

Caleb and Serena arrived in Australia on "Great Tasmania" March 18631

Note on Husband: Caleb DAY (3)

Family stories say the Rev Samuel Day had a lot to do with raising his son Caleb's children. Harriet, his granddaughter travelled with him sometimes as a youn girl.

He gave permission for Gretha, his granddaughter, to marry.1


1Tracy Lee Hilder, "Inf supplied to Graham Hoadly by Desma Russell".
This information is from research into her own immediate family by Tracy Lee Hilder, passed on to Desma Russell and forwarded to Graham Hoadly.
Graham has not confirmed the accuracy of the reserarch.
Assessment: Questionable.
Graham Hoadly.
2"Information from Free Births, Marriages, and Deaths website:" (Internet).
Internet. Call Number: (electronic).
3Jo-Ann Roberts, "Email to Graham Hoadly from Jo-Ann Roberts 16/03/2003".
Graham Hoadly.
4"Census 1851 (Eliza Day) East Farliegh, Kent HO107/1616/509/10" (HO107/1616/509/10).
Text From Source: Eliza Day Wife to head 38 Kent Maidstone
Cornelius Day Son 16 Kent Maidstone
Stephen Day Son 13 Kent Maidstone
Caleb Day Son 9 Kent Maidstone
Ellen Day Dau 7 Kent Maidstone
Naomi Day Dau 5 Kent Maidstone
Rhoda Day Dau 3 Kent Maidstone
Gabriel Samuel Day Son 1 Kent East Farliegh
HO107/1616/509/10. Cit. Date: 30 March 1851. Assessment: Primary evidence.

Source: Census 1851 (Eliza Day) East Farliegh, Kent HO107/1616/509/10, Caleb Day 51